How to install the material library in offline mode?


Sometimes, downloading the entire material library (3ds Max | C4Dfrom our servers is unwanted or impossible - for example, in the case of batch installing Corona Renderer on a render farm. Instead, the material library can be downloaded once and then distributed along with the installer. Here is how to do it:


  • For 3ds Max:


  1. Download the universal installer - https://corona-renderer.com/download/

  2. Download the material library package:

  • For C4D:


Note: The Material Library is only available to use with Corona Renderer 7 for Cinema 4D and future versions; it is unavailable for use with previous versions.


  1. Download the universal installer (available for Windows and macOS) - https://corona-renderer.com/download/

  2. Download the material library package:



3. Place the downloaded MaterialLibrary file next to the universal installer. Alternatively, you can also simply double-click this file to begin the installation :


Windows users - e.g., if the universal installer is located in C:\Downloads, then place the MaterialLibrary file in C:\Downloads as well.


Mac OS users - e.g., if the universal installer is located in ~/Desktop/Corona 7 Installer, then place the MaterialLibrary file in ~/Desktop/Corona 7 Installer as well.




4. Run the universal installer and proceed with the standard installation


Note: there is no need to use the "Custom" installation type or to check or uncheck any options.

5. Windows users: The universal installer will install the Material Library from the local folder instead of downloading it.

    Mac users: After the installation is complete, run the Material Library package (.pkg file) file to install it.



The material library installation can also be safely canceled or skipped entirely - See: How to install Corona Renderer without additional data?


In case of any troubles with the manual installation of the material library, please contact us.